What an honor it is to be Beginning Teacher of the Year for Aldridge! I always knew I wanted to come back to Plano ISD to teach. I started kindergarten at Jackson Elementary in 1994, went to Wilson Middle School, Vines High School, and finally graduated from Plano Senior High School (go wildcats!) in 2007. In the fall of 2007, I headed out west to go Texas Tech University. Wreck ‘Em! It was the best decision I had ever made. It was there I learned about my major of choice, Early Childhood Education, that would soon become my profession of choice, a first grade teacher. My time here at Aldridge has been nothing short of wonderful, and I can only imagine the possibilities that lie ahead of me. Go Ocelots!